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Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) April 9, 2021 – Recently, a South Jersey man received news that he will receive over $200,000 in compensation related to injuries he sustained after having a heart attack while at work. While the man’s employer denied his workers’ compensation claim, the injured worker’s attorneys at Petrillo & Goldberg successfully argued that the heart attack was work-related, helping secure the man’s award. The case presented an interesting issue regarding when an on-the-job heart attack is considered work-related under New Jersey workers’ compensation law. Specifically, state law requires that workers show that their job duties are […]


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Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) April 2, 2021 – On the evening of January 14, 2016, John Johnson was working the night shift as a laborer on a Delaware River pier. It was his fourth day on the job. While working away from the other laborers, he fell through a 5-by-10-foot man-made cut-out in the pier. After an hour, Johnson’s co-workers called the police. The Philadelphia Police Department divers recovered Johnson’s body under the pier. Johnson’s family filed a lawsuit against Agate Construction Co., the general contractor for the Pier 78 Rehabilitation Project in South Philadelphia. Johnson was an employee […]


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Harris County, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 6, 2021 – On the night of March 5, 2021, seven people were injured in a natural gas line explosion and fire that led to evacuations in northwest Harris County. According to the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, Comcast workers punctured a gas line. CenterPoint crews arrived to fix the damage and as they were leaving, they struck a high-pressure natural gas line which exploded around 5:30 p.m. resulting in seven people suffering serious injuries. This is unacceptable. If you or a loved one was injured as a result, call our burn injury […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) March 02, 2021 – After a woman slipped on an icy sidewalk, her New Jersey personal injury lawyers successfully settled her case through mediation.  The New Jersey personal injury lawyers at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm recently settled a slip and fall claim involving a client who fell on an icy sidewalk in Blairstown, New Jersey. The firm’s client, a woman in her 50s, walked along an icy sidewalk between two businesses. The woman fell, suffering severe injuries to her shoulder, which required her to undergo reconstructive surgery.  When the woman reached out to […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) February 26, 2021 – Todd J. Leonard, a prominent car accident lawyer in New Jersey, wants drivers to know that roads can be dangerous even with fewer travelers and commuters. Recently, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a special report discussing the driving habits and accident rates during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report considers two distinct periods, looks at various statistics and compares the pandemic data to the year before. Specifically, the report looks to what it refers to as Period 1 and Period 2. Period 1 refers to the dates between March 16, 2020, […]


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If so, attorneys with The de la Garza Law Group are available and offer a free, no-obligation case evaluation Electric companies failed Texas and some paid the ultimate price. Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 23, 2021 – The severe winter storm that impacted Texas last week brought with it below freezing temperatures. As millions of people in Houston took shelter and stayed indoors, some companies in charge of delivering electricity to paying customers failed to do their part. Because of the loss of power, millions of people were unable to properly heat their homes. Without electricity, indoor temperatures reached […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) February 22, 2021 – Everyone at the highly regarded Los Angeles personal injury firm of J&Y Law is excited and proud to honor David Jang with its Spring 2021 Defense Against Distracted Driving Scholarship. David is an outstanding student who has also performed exceptional service to the community. He graduated high school with a 4.55 GPA and is now attending UCLA. In his warm acceptance letter, he expresses gratitude for the J&Y scholarship that will enable him to finance the law school education he has always wanted. The attorneys at J&Y Law Firm have […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 18, 2021 – Native Houstonian and partnering personal injury attorneys grow their firm to include a third Texas law office, expanding its commitment to personal injury advocacy with a new office in Houston, Texas The Nava Law Group, P.C. has opened its third Texas office in Houston to expand their personal injury advocacy to local residents who have been hurt by another party’s negligence. Founding attorney and native Houstonian, Richard Nava, and his experienced legal partners concentrate on personal injury cases to ensure Texas residents have the opportunity to pursue financial compensation from negligent […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) February 04, 2021 – Three pedestrians were injured after being hit by a speeding vehicle in the West Loop of Chicago, Illinois. The three male pedestrians were on their way to a Chicago Blackhawks hockey game at the United Center on Feb. 21 when they were hit by a sports-utility vehicle. The men had decided to walk to the game venue at around 4:30 p.m. after visiting Haymarket Pub and Brewery. A Chicago Police Department officer said they were walking west along Randolph Street and crossing Halsted Street when the pedestrian accident occurred. “Unfortunately, too […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) January 29, 2021 – A 37-year-old engineering employee died in an industrial accident in McCook, Illinois. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched an investigation into his March 10 death. Matt Barr worked for Kato Engineering, a Minnesota-based company that sells generators. His job involved traveling to maintain and repair generators. OSHA said Barr was working at Progress Rail near La Grange village limits when he was hit by a machine part. Paramedics from the McCook Fire Department rushed him to Loyola Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead. “While this workplace accident […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 15, 2021 – Justice delivered. San Diego truck accident attorney, Gordon Levinson achieves $1 million settlement for a client with a traumatic brain injury. “Our client was injured in just such an accident and was involved in a multiple vehicle crash where a tractor-trailer 18-wheeler crashed into a stopped car on the freeway, causing a four-car chain-reaction pile up,” outlined Gordon R. Levinson, Esq. Founder of the Levinson Law Group. “He was in the second car in the line of cars.” The badly injured client was taken to the nearest hospital by ambulance, […]


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Indianapolis, IN (Law Firm Newswire) December 26, 2020 – After filing a civil lawsuit, Indianapolis-based attorney Mark Nicholson recently obtained a six-figure payout on behalf of his client. Recently, attorney Mark Nicholson obtained a six-figure settlement in a personal injury lawsuit for his client. In no way is this judgment an anomaly. Over the past two months alone, Nicholson settled cases collectively worth over $200,000. Despite his continued success, the well-seasoned attorney doesn’t feel that financial compensation can fully restore clients’ lives to normal. In a previous interview, he said, “I fight hard for my clients. However, no amount of […]


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Brewster, NY (Law Firm Newswire) November 23, 2020 – Attorneys Michael LoGiudice and Katherine E. Smith have filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York, a Manhattan Federal District Court, alleging that corrections officers at Rikers Island ran a scheme that used favored inmates as violent forces, ultimately resulting in inmates violently slashing our client’s face and breaking his jaw. The complaint alleges that our client became a victim of the scheme, dubbed the “World Tour,” after getting into an argument with a corrections officer at Rikers. The lawsuit also alleges that our client was repeatedly relocated to […]


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West Palm Beach, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 12, 2020 – The Chevrolet Bolt or Chevrolet Bolt EV is a front-motor, five-door all-electric subcompact hatchback sold by Chevrolet. It was developed and manufactured in partnership with LG Corporation whose battery technology is being used to power the car. Production of the Bolt began in 2017. The Bolt’s battery uses “nickel-rich lithium-ion” chemistry. Reports of Bolt EV fires follow a familiar pattern. Most reported EV fires occur when the vehicle is parked and charging. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA) has opened an investigation into fires that occurred in Chevrolet […]


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Nashville, TN (Law Firm Newswire)October 22, 2020 – Rocky McElhaney Law Firm has filed a lawsuit against the Sumner County Board of Ed (BoE) and Robert Ring, a teacher at Joe Shafer Middle School, alleging gross negligence in BoE’s failure to protect a student from sexual assault, battery, and exploitation by one of their own teachers, Ring. Ring is also named as a defendant in the lawsuit. “Sumner County failed our client and other students in their charge in the worst possible ways,” said Penny McElhaney, who is representing the family. “The school board allowed a sexual predator to operate […]


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Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire)November 4, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on many New Jersey families. Indeed, as of mid-July, New Jersey has seen over 180,000 cases of the virus and, tragically, more than 15,000 residents have died from complications related to COVID-19. Many of those who lost their lives from COVID-19 caught the virus while at work. However, in recent months, families have faced significant challenges when recovering workers’ compensation death benefits for losing their loved ones.  The hurdle facing families has primarily been proving that their loved one’s COVID-19 was “work-related” as defined […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) October 26, 2020 – While science is on the forefront of working to find ways to combat traumatic brain injury (TBI), medical professionals are working with TBI patients, some of which are in a coma. Will they regain consciousness or not? If a patient has a severe head injury, they may drift into a comatose state. Most comas last approximately 2 weeks and the patient either wakes up and improves, deteriorates and dies or is diagnosed as being in a vegetative state. A vegetative state indicates a patient whose eyes open spontaneously but there is […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) August 26, 2020 – Last Friday, a dredging vessel named the Waymon L Boyd, caught fire after it struck a submerged pipeline. The ship was owned by Houston-based marine construction contractor Orion Marine Group. According to a recent news source, the pipeline, which was carrying natural gas, exploded as the vessel made contact. The ship immediately caught fire, seriously injuring several crew members on board and killing several others.     The initial collision between the vessel and the pipeline occurred on Friday morning, around 8 a.m. By Friday afternoon, the fire was contained. However, the […]


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Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) July 09, 2020 – Investigations uncovered a higher injury rate at Amazon warehouses than the national average. The high rate of injuries appears to result from the country’s second-largest employer’s concentration on speedy deliveries to its customers. Reveal gathered internal injury records [https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/spotlight/ruthless-quotas-at-amazon-are-permanently-maiming-employees/ar-BBXl6qw] from 23 of Amazon’s 110 fulfillment centers. The rate of serious injuries doubled the national average for the warehousing industry. Amazon employees had 9.6 severe injuries per 100 full-time workers in 2018.  A study


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